Update on Possible Ecoterror Attack at UAH – Scientists Christy/Spencer

From Dr. Roy Spencer’s blog: Ecoterrorism. Eco-terrorism is defined by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as “the use or threatened use of violence of a criminal nature against people or property by an environmentally oriented, subnational group for environmental-political reasons, or aimed at an audience beyond the target, often of a symbolic nature.” -Wikipedia It…

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A child riding the Triceratops statue at the Creation Museum, run by Answers in Genesis founder Ken Ham

Academic Freedom, Climate Change and Creationism

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Vice reports that some US States are using new academic freedom initiatives, designed to prevent climate indoctrination, to add courses about creationism to mainstream school syllabuses. The question – who has the right to decide what lessons children learn? CLIMATE DENIAL IN SCHOOLS A new wave of state bills could…

Political left, right similarly motivated to avoid rival views on climate change, and other topics

Ideological information bubbles conquer financial incentives From the UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO A new report from social psychologists at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Winnipeg suggests people on both sides of the political aisle are similarly motivated to dismiss monetary enticements in order to distance themselves from hearing or…

Study: India won’t be able to meet Paris Climate Agreement commitments due to expanding coal power plants

India’s coal plant plans conflict with climate commitments Proposed plants could jeopardize target of avoiding 1.5 degrees Celsius of mean global warming AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION WASHINGTON, DC — India will not be able to meet its Paris climate agreement commitments in the coming years if it carries through with plans to build nearly 370 coal-fired…